Thursday, July 18, 2024

Dick Shellhorn

Dick Shellhorn
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Dick Shellhorn is a lifelong Cordovan. He has been writing sports stories for the Cordova Times for over 50 years. In his Cordova Chronicles features, he writes about the history and characters of this Alaska town. Alaska Press Club awarded Shellhorn first place for Best Humor column in 2016 and 2020, and third place in 2017 and 2019. He also received second place for Best Editorial Commentary in 2019. Shellhorn has written two books about Alaska adventures: Time and Tide and Balls and Stripes. Reach him at [email protected].

A ‘walk-off’ to remember 

Once a uniquely American sport, baseball has grown in popularity all over the world. Countless nationalities are represented on major league rosters these days.  That...

There went the sun 

By now the total eclipse of the sun on April 8, 2024 is old news.    Due to its path along the eastern part of the...

Farewell to Dorene, Cordova’s Sourdough Queen 

Every small town has one — an isolated little restaurant tucked away that only locals know, where they gather for food and gossip on...

Finding peace on Hinchinbrook Island 

One of the pleasures of writing Cordova Chronicles is the things that pop up on my computer in response. Consider this e-mail recently forwarded...

Cordova Lady Wolverines top Ninilchik to start 2A Interior Conference Playoffs

The Cordova Lady Wolverines topped Ninilchik 40-32 in the opening game of the 2A Interior Conference Playoffs at Nenana on March 6.  The victory was...

Cordova Boys capture third place at 2A State Tournament 

The Cordova boys’ dream of capturing the school’s first ever 2A ASAA State Title in basketball ended on Friday, March 15, when they were...

Cordova Boys win conference playoffs, advance to state tournament 

After narrowly avoiding an upset in their first game of the 2A Interior Conference Playoffs at Nenana on Thursday, March 7, the Cordova High...

Go Arnie Go 

Basketball is a sport than can create tense moments; that’s why we love it.  Managing and channeling that pressure is one of the lessons of...

Cordova boys finish conference play with perfect 7-0 record

Cordova’s Wolverines finished conference play at Tok, and came home undefeated with a perfect 7-0 record in conference play.  Technically, Cordova’s record is 8-0, for...

A “T” on the curtain 

Basketball season is approaching its climax, and there is little doubt that Naismith’s invention is the biggest sport in Alaska. From the smallest village...